Hall of Fame Class of 2007
The third Aztec offensive lineman in the 2007 Hall of Fame class, the late Jay Gutowski was a four-year letterwinner for SDSU from 1953-56. He is the Aztecs' only two-time Little All-America honoree, doing so in both 1955 and 1956. Gutowski earned the team's Byron Chase Trophy as the best lineman his final two seasons and later served as an assistant football coach under Don Coryell in 1963 and 1964. He was also an assistant baseball coach under Jim Dietz and served as a faculty member in the physical education department at SDSU for 25 years.
A graduate of La Jolla High School, Gutowski passed away at the age of 75 in February 2007.